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Bug 166057 - CAN-2005-2470 acroread buffer overflow
CAN-2005-2470 acroread buffer overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: acroread (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
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Reported: 2005-08-16 10:07 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-750
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-08-16 16:20:22 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:750 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: Adobe Acrobat Reader security update 2005-08-16 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Josh Bressers 2005-08-16 10:07:54 EDT
Adobe alerted us to a buffer overflow in acroread

Details: The identified vulnerability is a buffer overflow within a core
application plug-in which is part of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader.  If
a malicious file were opened it could trigger a buffer overflow as the
file is being loaded into Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader.  A buffer
overflow can cause the application to crash and increase the risk of
malicious code execution.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-08-16 10:08:32 EDT
This issue should also affect RHEL3
Comment 2 Dan Williams 2005-08-16 10:12:10 EDT
Has Adobe posted updated binaries to their site that we can pull from?
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2005-08-16 10:14:41 EDT
None yet, I'm bugging dff about them.
Comment 4 Josh Bressers 2005-08-16 10:28:10 EDT
I've filed errata RHSA-2005:750 for this issue.
Comment 5 Josh Bressers 2005-08-16 12:25:56 EDT
Lifting embargo, this is now public.
Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-08-16 16:20:22 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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